Mayberry, USA

North Carolina is home to many small idyllic towns with friendly folks. Places where one might expect to see a diner with home cooked meals and fresh baked pies. Maybe there’s a park with children playing on a see-saw under the shade of a big elm tree where their mother’s sit on a nearby bench … Continue reading Mayberry, USA

The Yard Crawl

Grammi and I have been talking about going to Washington D.C. for the last few weeks. It’s been years since the last time we where there and I remember feeling like we rushed through the Smithsonian Museums and National Monuments. I’ve always wanted to go back and take more time.  However now isn’t a good … Continue reading The Yard Crawl


Grammi and I are sitting at a small round table under a large covered patio. A glass of dark porter sitting in front of me. We just ordered dinner from a menu offering vegan dining. A great sounding band is playing a mixture of contemporary rock and a bit of country. The sun is setting … Continue reading Cooperstown

Niagara Falls

Day One It’s another travel day. I think I’ve developed a routine and might be getting a little faster disconnecting everything and packing up. We drove through some beautiful wine country with rolling vineyards as far as you could see. We’re staying at Four Mile Creek Campground. It’s a State Park about a thirty minute … Continue reading Niagara Falls